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attacks all the time. david: an incident that is taking place right now in the new york city at jfk airport. robert gray has details. >> live pictures at jfk airport outside of new york city. american airlines flight and a jet has been isolated at jfk. officials said a flight out of san francisco's moves to the isolated area following a bomb threat to the port authority federal air marshals are on board the flight. we don't have any further details, but we have said similar incidents reported at other airports. american airlines flight, both isolated on the tarmac at jfk. following a bomb threat phoned into the por port authority, no details available yet. we will follow this obviously and bring you any further details as they develop. david: and we will follow this until it is resolved one way or another. until we get new information. they may be able to have that print if you don't mind we will show pictures so far as what we knows what is going on. the government of libya, we heard from the president of libya, who is the government right now, is it an established government and d
of dallas. >> host: is it fair to say that history has been kind to jfk, has there been any reassessment at this point? >> guest: well, i think history has gone up and down. there are so many books written, it is hard to find any kind of -- if you had the look of it in the 1960s, understandably, after his death. for about 10 years, he was treated the same by most people who are writing about them. not too many historians, because they thought it was too early to write that. arthur schlesinger had very great interest in preserving the legacy. he promised jackie that he would. by the mid-1970s, he was beginning to get some distance and beginning to be documented. parts of the administration -- documenting things like fidel castro and his at-bat. it was almost as if his legacy was being made to pay for how poorly people treated him in the 1960s. there has been an effort to sympathize with you. to not ignore that administration that we are not as admirable. but at the same time, these were two parts of the presidency, and perhaps most the most important part is the consummate he did make. >>
remind her of high noon in dallas. >> host: is it fair to say that history has been kind to jfk and has there been any reassessment at this point? >> history has gone up and down. so many books written it is hard to find any consensus even now which is 50 years after the beginning. in the 1916s understandably after his death for ten years he was treated as a saint by most people writing about him which was not many historians because it was too soon to write real history. arthur/injured -- arthur schlesinger loved kennedy and had a great interest in preserving that legacy not least because he promised jackie that he would. by the mid-1970ss there was beginning to get some distance, documents open and senior parts of that administration becoming known. that was the time of the hearing that the cia and possible threats against fidel castro's life and things like that so that there was -- as if his legacy were being made to pay for how people treated him in the 1960s and since then among serious historians has been an effort to synthesize the two, not ignore the side of the administration
. >> a little bit of nerves around in the plane, yes. >> bomb scare at jfk. pilot threatens to evacuate the plane on the runway. what passengers are saying about what happened. >> why these people intend to stand in line l or sit in line until the end of the week. stay with us. news at 11:00 stay with us. news at 11:00 continues in just a moment [ female announcer ] every day, there's a new reason not to make a home-cooked meal. work, errands, a greasy bag of deep-fried easy. ♪ fortunately with hamburger helper's 40 varieties a home-cooked meal is never out of reach. hamburger helper. help is on the way. i pledge because i want to be the world's fastest swimmer! [ female announcer ] take one giant pledge with your family to eat one more veggie a day. together we can make healthy fun. join green giant on facebook. ho ho ho progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. i pledge because i want to be the wor
. >> michelle, thank you. >>> right now, authorities at the jfk airport are trying to track down the person who made a phone call after rushing to quarantine a san francisco flight. that left two planes stuck in a holding area and the pilots were kept in the dark. >> i don't have a thing at this moment except that you need to wait in that area. >> we are surrounded by emergency vehicles. somebody has to give us a reason or we will evacuate the aircraft. you have 60 seconds. >> we have the information. can you call? >> negative. i demand the information right now over the frequency. >> officials say somebody called jfk yesterday and said hijackers were hiding in a flight from sfo and another flight from finland. security officials spent an hour searching them before the call was finally determined to be a hoax. >>> turning now to business and tech. you have to wait until friday for the new iphone. scott mcgrew says you can get new features for your old phone very soon. >> good morning. less than 24 hours, we expect apple will release the latest operating system for mobile devices. ios6. siri wil
items stolen for a big pea out at jfk airport. >> a million dollar mistake. a local man wins the lottery, but wait until you find out why [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message. >>> 18 people arrested at j.f.k. airport. they're accused of stealing 100,000 mini liquor items and other items. most of those arrested were employees for the company. but three people were airport security guards. police say they turned a blind eye to the thefts. the arrests capped off a nine-month investigation dubbed operation last call. the stolen liquor was
. it would be a little bit like you deciding to write a biography of jfk and using king leelear for factual biographical infon for jfk. >> what were they trying to do? apparently they were not reporters on the scene. they were not doing a reportial account, they were not giving you a who, what, when, where, why, correct? correct. >> they were doing this type of once-removed biography. >> well, it's not like they're sloppy researchers. >> how many general rations elapsed? >> between matthew and lucas, r argued and defensible reasons scholars think that matthew and luke were probably written just before the turn of the first century. >> i thought it was closer to 47 years. >> after what? >> after his death. >> well, he died around -- no, mark is the earliest one and mark seems to have been written around the destruction of the temple. >> i guess what she's saying is a lot of this is hand me down, verbal accounts, which of course are subject to considerable alteration in the pass,e certainly know that, correct? >> well, today it certainly is not like the-mile-per-hour dame -- the children's pa
at jfk. after an anonymous call came and clearly there's an explosive device and the hijacker on board. investigators did not find anything on board. another flight from helsinki have to be inspected after similar threats were made. >>> it was a long hot summer for some airline sought passengers. the number of long delays in july involving a planned stock on a truck was more than the previous eight months combined. 20 planes or awaiting on the run for more than three hours that log. 18 of those planes operated by u.s. carriers. san francisco international airport report concession sales jump 14% plus accrued and all showed double- digit increases in the fiscal year that ended in june. the major reason is there hope reopening of a renovated terminal to. >>> sentences committee has come up with new numbers on its on- time performance. thus the metro trains were on time of about a rate of 57% in august. the rate was about 60% in july. the drop in august was mainly due to driver absences in vehicles that broke down. mid and began using more accurate figures the summer without accounting ma
. and the jfk tapes. the secret oval office recordings from private worry over civil rights, to tender moments between a president and his children. tonight car line kennedy tells diane sawyer what she learned from her father, an abc news exclusive. >>> and fresh off the big emmy win. tom bergeron is telling us all about the all-star season of the show that launched an american ballroom dancing obsession. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, sweet, salty and addictive. it's a controversial theory but some doctors claim you can actually get hooked on food and that sugary processed foods can work on your brain like a drug. others say addiction doesn't apply when it comes to food something you need to survive. abc's juju chang met won woman who try aid three-step program to lose the pounds for good and gain control of her life. >> reporter: tara calls herself a recovering addict, the substance she abused, food. the former plus-sized model wasn't overeating, she was out of control. >> give me the experience. >> i would get wing, ben and jerry's and that meal alone was probably around 6
-- lbj vs. jfk vs. nixon, and his most recent book, 1948. harry truman's improbable victory and the year that transformed america. he is our guest for the next two and a half hours. we'll go to put the phone lines up on the screen if you'd like to dial in and talk presidential history or baseball history. >> you can send an e-mail to book tv at c-span2 or a tweet. our twitting hasn't it @book tv. >>> now, how did you get from writing about baseball to u.s. presidents? >> guest: well, i had been trained to be an historian, and that was my goal when i was a little kid. and what do you want to be when you grow up, david? a historian. after a while they got used to that answer, and i got two degrees in history. basically american history from the university at albany, what they call it now in upstate new york. history is a damn hard thing to make a living in, unless your teaching. so i went off to make a living actually designing office space. yes. and kept dabbling and writing, did a little radio or this or that. then became more and more active -- i was elected to city council. after a yea
at jfk. pilot threatens to evacuate the plane on the runway. what passengers are saying about what happened. >> why these people intend to stand in line l or sit in line until the end of the week. stay with have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >> develop news placer county tonight. emergency crew are figuring out how to rescue a base jumper from a tree 100 feet above the ground in auburn cal fire got the call before 9 tonight. authorities say the man is not hurt but uncomfortable because of a tight harness. the jumper is under the forest hill bridge which is the highest bridge in the state by the way. base jumping involves using a parachute to jump from stationary object like bridges. cal fire has called for helicopter wi
in a leaked video. >> a little bit of nerves around in the plane, yes. >> bomb scare at jfk. pilot threatens to evacuate the plane on the runway. what passengers are saying about what happened. >> why these people intend to stand in line l or sit in line until the end of the week. until the end of the week. stay with>ñ?x?xpcs6 >> develop news placer county tonigency crew are figuring out how to rescue a base jumper from a tree 100 feet above the ground in auburn cal fire got the call before 9 tonight. authorities say the man is not hurt but uncomfortable because of a tight harness. the jumper is under the forest hill bridge which is the highest bridge in the state by the way. base jumping involves using a parachute to jump from stationary object like bridges. cal fire has called for helicopter with night flight capability. >>> now to presidential politic. mitt romney dealing with new political headache tonight. video clip surface showing him telling wealthy donor that 47 percent of americans are basically government free loaders. tonight romney held impromptu news conference to try to
to land at j.f.k.. we'll tell you first on this day in history. 1908. model t ford is completed in the plant in detroit. ♪ [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serus allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these stop taking chantix and see your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. if you have a history of heart or blood vessel problems, tell your doctor if you have new or worse symptoms.
tv. we appreciate it. that was mark in new jersey and he wanted to know what the reaction of the jfk administration officials were when lbj came into power. >> guest: good question. many of them when he was vice president treated johnson badly. he was cut out of power completely. he was humiliated by the kennedys time and again. they would reorganize the committee he was chairman of without even telling him. they referred to him as rufus corn pone. they thought he was a big loud politician. they also -- those of them who were honest about it more than a little afraid of him because they had seen him in the senate when he ruled the senate and could really get -- they knew the power he was and they were afraid if he got any they wouldn't be able to keep him on at least. johnson realized if his presidency was going to be successful he has to get them on his side and he says to them i need you more than he needed you. >> host: you said this book "the passage of power" covers 47 days only. >> guest: five years. it begins in 1958 and it goes through kennedy's and johnson's fight for the no
at jfk. passengers brace for impact. and then, a sudden turn of events. >>> welcome back on this thursday, everyone. a new round of encouraging news on the housing market. the median price of a new home soared more than 11% between july and august. that's the biggest one-month jump on record against new homes. the price, $256,000 is the highest in almost 5 1/2 years. and the number of new homes on the market was near an all-time low. >>> and speaking of records, a record number of families are dealing with student debt. more than 22 million households, almost one in five, had college loans in 2010. that rate doubled in just 20 years, with college enrollment growing, tuition costs soaring, and more than well-off families taking out private loans for colleges. >>> and cell phones are taking a bigger bite out of family budgets. spending on phone services jumped more than 4% last year, even as people cut back on other spending. the average household now spends more than 1,200 bucks a year on their phone service. >> how times have changed. >>> he brought sexy back. and now, justin timberlake i
criminal charges against the up named photographer. >>> this morning authorities at jfk airport are trying to track down the person who called in a threat. the anonymous phone call left two planes sitting out in a holding area for hours while the pilots were kept in the dark. >> i don't have a thing at this moment except that you and the aircraft beside you need to wait in that area. >> okay. we're surrounded by emergency vehicles, there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. you got 60 seconds. >> we have the information. can you possibly call? >> negative. i would demand the information right now over a frequency. >> officials say somebody called jfk and said hijackers were hiding inside an american airlines flight from sfo and flights from finland. security crews spent more than an hour searching them before the call was determined to be a hoax. >>> apple has a brand new record on wall street this morning thanks in large part to the iphone 5. you heard of this new gadget apple has? for that an the rest of your news before the b
is good news. newark, laguardia, jfk airports, reporting now delays of a half hour to an hour and decreasing, which is good news. that cold front's moving. so hopefully won't see air travel delays from our local airports tomorrow. today around the bay area, nothing severe about our weather. just cool outside. we had the sea breeze through the day today. inland saw highs in the low 80s. very cool for this time of year. only 80 in livermore. san jose, 71 degrees. 68 in oakland. 62 in san francisco and right now it's practically jacket weather in the trivalley. that's what you have with the winds coming in off the bay, 25-mile-per-hour winds in fairfield setting us up for a cool finish to the week, too. might have noticed the low clouds. we think they'll re-form on the coast tonight. and the big thunderstorms along the spine of this today, the moisture should stay off to the south and east. this area of low pressure offshore should keep the bay area under mainly a southwest air flow aloft limiting the monsoon moisture to southern california and the sierra. but it's going to keep
targeting hispanic voters, who may well decide the election. [spanish vo] but it was the jfk campaign that ran the first tv ads in spanish. [spanish] >> in 1960, it's not that the hispanic vote was not that big but it was concentrated in a few crucial states. (vo) but it was 40 years later that another presidential candidate really spoke to the bush: gracias! >> as the governor of texas, he understood the growing political power of latinos. (vo) and now more than ever, candidates have to both walk the walk, and talk the talk. [spanish] (vo) current tv's look at campaign ads that changed history, is brought to you by spiriva handihaler. >> eliot: we are back. current tv's coverage of the democratic national convention. we were just chatting what is the burden on the democratic party this week? it seems to me that it's a rebuttal case at a trial. they need to make one simple, overarching point. you're better off now than you were four years ago. it was a question asked this weekend. it was not answered terribly well by any of the consultants or surrogates for the campaign. that is the
commercial jets triggered a quick reaction this afternoon at jfk airport in new york. the two claimed one, an american airlines flight from san francisco, the other a finnair flight from helsinki landed around noon our time without incident. both planes were searched, passengers interviewed, and no explosives were found. >>> a man whose wife was injured in an accident is now going the extra mile to prove it wasn't her fault. he searched for answer before finding surveillance video that seems to prove his point. >> lunchtime friday afternoon, august 3rd, a white car pulled up behind a bus at market and 1st. you see it stops a few seconds later and trolley crashes into it from behind. were in that car sandwiched between two city vehicles. . >> she was locked inside the car. >> according to this police report the trolley operator said the white car stopped in front of me. i hit my brakes, but it didn't stop. >> he walked all around the financial district looking for any evidence that his wife was in the right and then bingo he looked up and saw that surveillance camera. >> that's when he obt
flight from san francisco to new york it was held on the runway at jfk and searched after a call came in clamming an explosive device and hijacker on board it turned out to be a hoax. investigators found nothing suspicious another flight from helsinki was inspected after similar threats >>> many of us pay bills on mind it is fast easy and convenient, when one woman paid her dmv registration fees on on she did not get her tags for months even though the dmv took the money out from her bank account julie watts on a costly mistake to avoid. >>> she has proved she paid her renewal using her banks online bill pay during evidence of the check the dmv test after bank sent it to them $155, but her dmv tax never arrived. to avoid being pulled over she went down to the dmv office every few months for a temporary tax she says a worker said your payment credited to somebody else so they had to wait until the money came back then the dmv darn mr. bank account for $296 to cover the registration and processing fees. >>> that's a lot of nerves this is that this makes me mad >>> a simple mesquite if y
llamÓ por telÉfono para decir jfk".---t haber un atentado contra dos a aviÓnes, ambos aviÓn aterrizaron sin troproble y la amenazas el fbi (federal bureau of investigation) ha dicho que eran falsas. > >>>an al llegar a la conferenci de prensa el jefe entrÓ muy contento y este anuncio ha sorprendido a unas persona aquÍ del departamento de san josÉ. >>> dicen que deja el departamento en momentos difÍciles. >>> la frustraciÓn de cuando quieres hacer algo y no lo puedes hacer te frustra, pero no es por eso que me estoy retirando. >>> para ser gentil y con buenos mo moho dal. >>> creen que el jefe en recibÓo apoyo. >>> este el departamento se ha visto seriamente golpeado, 80 agentes se han retirado y mÁs de 60 han sido despedidos. >>> este concejal es uno de los que apoya al jefe. >>> (hablando en inglÉs). >>> si el kohan hecho muy difÍc trabajo en los aspectos en donde la policÍa tiene que en enfocar y el crimen a aumentado un 23%, segÚn el jefe de policÍa. >>> pero este otro koconcejal de que el jefe esta renunciando por razones familiares y no por la falta de apoya. >>> no im
york, the flight held on the runway at jfk, after an anonymous call kim and clamming an explosive on board. it turned out to be a hoax investigators found nothing suspicious, another flight from helsinki was inspected after similar threat was made >>> many of us pay bills online, when one california woman paid her dmv fees on on she did not get her attack for months even though the dmv get into her bank account. julie watts on the costly mistake to avoid. >>> paula billings as prove she paid her registration renewal using her banks online bill pay. evidence of the checked the dmv cashed $155, her dmv tag never arrived. to avoid getting pulled over she went to the dmv office every few months for temporary tag she said the dmv workers said the payment was credited to somebody else and had to get the money back. >>> the dmv garnished your bank account for $296 to cover the registration plus bank and processing fees >>> that's a lot of nerve and then i was really mad. >>> a simple mesquite if you will of the transaction and the funds were applied to a different vehicle >>> the dmv spo
is dangerous to public safety. >> two planes at jfk airport surrounded by emergency vehicles. somebody called authorities claiming a hijacker was on board. but the pilots were left in the dark which led to intense exchange between the pilot and the control tower. >> we're surrounded for emergency vehicles, somebody's got to give us the reason or we're going to evacuate the aircraft. >> we have the information, can you possibly call? >> i'm demanding information right now. over frequency. >> nothing was found on either plane, both were cleared about an hour later. >> two people killed, a third one wounded after a shooting in spots of virginia. david anderson shot and killed his 75-year-old mother this afternoon. before he shot and killed hils. his sister also was shot several times. she ran to a neighbor's home to get help. >> tonight, guilty. that's the plea from a figure skating coach accused of sexually abusing one of his students. the former olympian is charged with fondling a 16-year-old girl while the two attended a competition last year. the alleged victim is from prince george's county
matters. that was back in 1960 when richard nixon and jfk. >> i think mr. nixon is an effective leader of his party. i would hope he would grant me the same. the question is which point of view, and which party do we want to lead the united states. >> mr. nixon would you like to comment on that statement? >> i have no comment. >> cenk: the people who listened on the radio thought nixon had one, but the people watching it on tv thought kennedy won. it appeared that the debate swung the election in favor of kennedy. ever since then, people have put a tremendous amount of weight on the debates. because of that everybody plays the expectations game. what is funny here is all of the republicans are saying oh my god, obama is going to win. >> mitt romney has the advantage because he has been through 20 of these debates. >> mitt romney is a business guy, and hasn't had a debate against a democrat in overten years. >> mitt romney is just in practice. >> having been through this much more recently than president obama, i think he starts with an advantage. >> i think barack obama w
at j-f-k airport.for several minutes... pilots are heard demanding answers from the control tower... about what was going on.listen in... "we're surrounded by emergency vehicles there's a reason for this. somebody's got to give us the reason or we're gging to evacuate the aircraft. you've got 60 seconds." t-s-a officials say an anonymous caller said there wassa security threat on board the 2 jets coming into new york. after a 90 minute check of the planes... the threat drivers... in... washington d-c..../ cameras... are... watching you... on the road.../ and... it's... not just speeding... you... shouud be careful about, .../ but... stopping as well. well.ssndra endo has the detail. 3 3the deeails. details. 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 befooe the cameras are installed, d-c officials say &pthey'll give residents a 30- &pday warning period to make sure they kkow the cameras are there. earlier in the newscasttwe told you that travel nd leisure magazine rated baatimore the 3rd dirtiest city in america. america. and tonight we're asking f you think baltimore
at 6:30. >> listen to the white house recordings of jfk, surprising, emotional, the exclusive tonight with diane sawyer and nightline. anncr: more anti-maryland ads. from this west virginia casino. they want marylanders to keep coming to west virginia... casinos like theirs. spending one hundred seventy million a year. question seven will keep those dollars at home. with a limited expansion of gaming that will mean... hundreds of millions for schools in the baltimore area... and across the state... according to the department of legislative services. and with independent audits required by law... question seven means millions for maryland schools. guaranteed. >>> some high schools in new york are offering students the controversial health service to cut back on teen pregnancies. they're making the morning after pill available. the health department made the decision to provide plan b last year and the pilot program has now expanded to 13 schools. parents were notified of the program before hand and given the chance to opt out. >> this program has been around for a year or now. we make
! the space race was a proxy war against the soviets. that plaque should have read, suck it ivan sincerely jfk's ghost. come on! but what offends me most about armstrong is that he was the first man on the moon and never had the decency to wallow in his fame. >> you some times seem uncomfortable with your celebrity, that you would rather not have all of this attention. >> no i just don't deserve it. >> this is how little this guy understands america. (laughter) celebrity has nothing to do with deserving anything. (laughter) come on! 600 million people watched him land on the moon that is the ultimate reality show. he got voted off the planet. (laughter) what a tragedy that the greatest adventurer in history never had the balls to cash in. i mean he could have appeared with scooby and the gang in terror at tranquillity base or endorse neil armstrong's moon pies. that's one small snack for man, one giant treat for mankind. we'll be right back. (cheers and applause) (:(:'"dd,xlvp$h-n!jb÷b4/,( >> welcome back, everybody. my guest tonight is the political-- without kind the phrase, it's the econom
, the -- complains americans are making about telemarketers. >> bomb scare at new york's jfk airport. why the pilot threatened to evacuate the plane on the runway. >>> major pot grow operation taken down outside california's capital. >>> high-tech simulation giving students a real life lesson in the dangers of . >>> good morning. new read on spiralling gas prices. energy department says the average is $3.88. there are questions about why crude oil prices plunged three dollars in less than a minute in new york trading yesterday. fed has an answer to high unemployment, confidence. new study says the jobless rate would be 7% if consumers had less doubt about the economy and spent more. more and more americans are sick and tired of telemarketers who hound them, despite the do-not-call list complaints are soaring itch the biggest complain, those recorded robo calls. mcdonald's delaying appearance of the mcrib from mid october to december as it tries to boost sales numbers. the jolly green giant resurrected for ad campaign asking kids to eat one more vegetable everyday. that's america's money. >>> govern
to lead the stockton police force stay tuned. 648 lead scare jfk would force a brazilian airliner to make an emergency landing? plus a solution to a serious problem whether shelter pop has to eat lunch in a high chair. the equates the market opened just a couple of minutes ago let's take a quick check on the early numbers as we've applied towards the weekend and right now is looking very dead and jason brooks runs the numbers just [ woman ] don't forgets just the yard work! okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up -- the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't t
attendants who refused to work together, causing a flight from jfk to washington to be greatly delayed. they met with their supervisor today. but american airlines is not saying whether they're going to be punished. passengers on the american eagle flight say the attendants got into an argument yesterday while the plane was on the tarmac at jfk. it started when one attendant asked the other to get off her cell phone, but did it by using the plane's p.a. system. the flight was delayed so the crew could be replaced. american says it's looking into the incident and did apologize to its passengers. >>> many of the richest families in the country are living right here in our area. new data finds 7 of the top 10 wealthiest counties are suburbs of washington. topping the list, loudoun county. fairfax is next, followed by arlington, with howard county coming in fifth. prince william county is seventh followed by fauquier at eighth. >>> up next, an iteam investigation. a thrill ride that is gaining in popularity across our area. but before you take the plunge, is anyone taking steps to make sur
in 2007. "1960: lbj vs. jfk vs. nixon: the epic campaign that forged three presidencies", and that came out in 2008. finally, his most recent book, "1948: harry truman's improbable victory and the year that transformed america." he is our guest for the next 2.5 hours and we are going to put the phone lines on the screen. if you'd like to dial in and talk some presidential or baseball history with david pietrusza. you can also send an e-mail to or our twitter handle is @booktv. david pietrusza, how did you get from writing about baseball to presidents? >> i have been trained to be a historian. actually, that was my goal when i was a little kid. would you want to be when you grow up? a historian. after a while, we got news for that answer and we got 2 degrees in history. basically, american history for the university of albany, which they call it now, upstate new york. then i went off to -- because history is a very hard thing to make a living and must you are teaching. i went off to make a living, actually signing off his face. yes. i kept dabbling in writing during radio and
are responsible for the busiest airport system in the country. comprised of jfk, newark international, laguardia, stewart, dedicated solely to general aviation i might add, peterborough. together these airports serve more than 107 million annual passengers. that's about 20% of all u.s. flights operate to our airports. first let me begin by applying the members of this committee for delivering a for your faa reauthorization bill. i particularly appreciate how you included a strict timeline and metrics in the bill that will help us analyze delivery and benefits of nextgen. i also have to thank acting administrator work out who's also our designated federal officer and the nextgen advisory committee. the other is mr. barger has been going to guess provided careful guidance of how to move the nextgen agenda forward. and i'm very proud to be known as a member of that committee. i was honored to be part of transportation secretary neighborhoods future advisory committee we're nextgen was a fundamental element of nearly every conversation we had, no matter what the subcommittee. i should be clea
. >>> high drama at new york's jfk airport. emergency crews called to the tarmac as a jetliner approached with landing gear that failed. the pilot told passengers to prepare for a hard landing. reporter sarah wallace of wabc was there. >> reporter: the relieved applause of passengers. juan captured it all on his iphone as flight 8078 from rio made an emergency landing at kennedy airport. >> you could see firefighters and emergency. >> so crazy. >> you were afraid? >> it had been an agonizing wait for those on board the airbus 330 who knew something was potentially very wrong. >> they told us the front gear was, had a problem. so we would have emergency landing. >> reporter: the airbus circled twice as pilots frantically tried to get the nose gear of the jet straightened out it was stuck side ways. controllers in the tower kept check the airbus there was this exchange. >> tower 8078, the nose gear landing gear appears normal. >> 8078, it does not aper to be normal. >> thank you very much, 8078. >> it appears cocked at 90 degrees. >> as the airbus went around for a third time and landed wit
, on vacation. shaw was with them as jfk was elected and their celebrity exploded. the inaugural gala by frank sinatra and others. kennedy biographer shows jfk in a way that has captivated the world for over 50 years. >> it was not just that he was handsome but there was a kind of aura, charisma to the man. >> reporter: from the start john and jackie kennedy understood their popularity. one set of photos taken during the bay of pigs disaster were never released because kennedy felt he looked too serious. >> it shows him strong, vital, forward looking, full of potential, full of possibility. and i think that's partly what appeals to people, there always might have been, would have been and i think people cling to that. >> reporter: the history of the kennedy years was complicated but these pictures don't recall that. they show instead a time of hope and change, and the young couple who personified it. for cbs "this morning" this is bill plante in washington. >>> extraordinary photos. >> absolutely beautifully done. mark shaw, an incredible photographer. to see these pictures 50 years later. it
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